Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Homeland Security Specialist [3032] Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Homeland Security Specialist [3032]


(9 Credit Hours)

Program Manager

Greg Arnold
941-752-5500 Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65500 Venice

This certificate program is part of the Criminal Justice Technology AS degree program [2014].  The certificate consists of a sequence of courses that provides the foundational knowledge needed to continue on to earn an additional certificate in Criminal Justice, an AS Degree in Criminal Justice and a BAS Degree in Public Safety and Emergency Management. [8008]

Program Goal

This program prepares students for entry level work in law enforcement, homeland security, private/industry security, and other criminal justice, legal or public service related fields.  The program prepares students to work as criminal justice or homeland security practitioners/supervisors/managers in law enforcement agencies and homeland security organizations and also provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations (SOC 33-3051 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers, 33-3012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, 33-1099  First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other).  The program may also be beneficial to professionals seeking incentive benefits or career enhancement in the field. 

Program Requirements

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CCJ 1020 - Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 Credit Hours)
CJL 2100 - Criminal Law (3 Credit Hours)
SYG 2000 - Principles of Sociology (3 Credit Hours)

Total Credit Hours: 9


Credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress.

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